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Beurre Diel Pear (semi-dwarf)

$34.50
A chance seedling found in 1805, by M. Meuris the head gardener for Dr. Van Mons at the Chateau of Perck near Vilvoorde. Van Mons named it in honour of his friend Dr. Augustus Frederick Adrien Diel, a distinguished German pomologist. Lemon-yellow, rough,...

Beurre Easter Pear (semi-dwarf)

$24.95
Seems to have originated in the gardens of the Capucin Monastery at Louvain, Belgium, where there was recorded, about 1823, an old pear tree known to the monks as the Pastorale de Louvain. As the variety attracted attention it became widely...

Beurre Hardy Pear (semi-dwarf)

$34.50
A French pear raised in about 1820 by M. Bonnet, Boulonge-sur-Mer, France. Acquired by M. Jean-Laurent Jamin, a nurseryman near Paris, who named it in honour of M. Hardy Director and Professor of Arboriculture at the Garden of Luxembourg. It was...

Beurre Superfin Pear (semi-dwarf)

$34.50
Raised in 1837 by M. Goubalt, Angers, France. First fruited in 1844. Introduced to america about 1850. Fruits have yellowish white, very melting, sweet flesh with a delicious perfumed flavour. Pollination Group: Buerre Bosc, Williams, Comice,...

Conference Pear (semi-dwarf)

$34.50
Common commercial variety in UK, has good disease resistance and is partially self-fertile. Raised by pomologist Thomas Francis Rivers at Rivers Nursery Sawbridgeworth. Exhibited at the National British Pear Conference after which it was named. Awarded a...

Doyenne Du Comice Pear (semi-dwarf)

$34.50
One of the finest flavoured pears, from trial beds in the Comice Horticole, Angers, Department of Maine-et-Loire, France in mid-19th century. First fruited in 1849. Introduced to England in 1858 by Sir Thomas Dyke Acland. Skin smooth with russet...

Duchess D’Anglouleme European Pear (semi-dwarf)

$34.50
Pyrus communis 'Duchesse d'Angouleme' is a traditional French pear, dating back to the early 1800s. Large fruit, thin skin ripens to a warm yellow, hints of russet and a white flesh. Rich, sweet flavour. Dark green foliage and pretty white...

Durondeau Pear (semi-dwarf)

$34.50
  A highly regarded pear with tender, melting flesh in a red fruit. Originated in Belgium in the early 19th century. Late season, partially self-fertile. Pollination: cross-pollinate with another European Pear, partly self-fertile Size: to approx...

Flemish Beauty Pear (semi-dwarf)

$24.95
Early 19th century variety that was once a leading commercial variety in eastern regions of America. The parent tree is thought to have been a wilding found in a wooded area near Alost, East Flanders, Belgium about 1800. It has many synonyms, but the...

Glou Morceau European Pear (semi-dwarf)

$34.50
Pyrus communis 'Glou Morceau' is a very old Belgian variety raised at Mons from seed around 1750. The name translates as dainty or delicious morsel with good reason. Fruit has russetted, tender pale greenish-yellow skin (3), flesh tinged yellow, tender,...

Josephine de Malines Pear (semi-dwarf)

$34.50
Highly recommended for the home garden. Originated around 1830 at Mechlin (Malines), Belgium and named in honour of the wife of the breeder, pomologist Major Espére. Good polleniser for other pears, pale green-shaded yellow, lightly russet skin...

Williams Pear (semi-dwarf)

$34.50
The Williams bon Chrétien pear, commonly called the Williams pear in Australia or the Bartlett pear in the United States and Canada, is the most commonly grown variety of pear in most countries outside Asia. Thought to date from 1765 to 1770 from...

Winter Nelis Pear (Bonne De Malines) (semi-dwarf)

$34.50
Winter Nelis, also called Bonne de Malines, was raised from seed by Jean Charles Nélis at Mechlin (Malines), Belgium in the 1820s. Small to medium fruit with russeted, dull, yellow skin with a tinge of green, red blush on exposed cheek...